Felipe B G Silva holds a bachelor´s degree in aeronautical engineering from the Aeronautical Institute of Technology (ITA), Brazil, a Master of Engineering degree in financial engineering from Cornell University´s Operations Research and Information Engineering Department and a Ph.D. in finance from Cornell's Johnson School of Management.
His research interests revolve around financial accounting, macroeconomics, banking, financial intermediation and political economy. His work has been presented in conferences such as the FARS Midyear Meeting, the TADC (London Business School), and the AAA Annual Meeting, and has been featured in the Washington Post, Bloomberg and other media outlets in English, Portuguese, German and Russian. Prior to his graduate studies, Felipe worked for five years in the private sector, including a brief career in the aerospace sector and later joining the financial services industry at Itaú Unibanco and Banco Santander. He was also a founding partner of a start-up enterprise in the telecommunications sector, later sold to a major retailer.
PhD in finance from Cornell's Johnson School of Management.